This topic of education in the Ken Robinson video and "Theory of Multiple Intelligences" reminds me of a particular quote I heard from Jessie Ren:
Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing it is stupid. 
–Albert Einstein 
I can't speak for anyone else's public school experience, but the schools I attended really failed to mention that there is actually a lot of diversity in how people learn until it's too late. It seems the issues with education in America, in a nutshell, is that we are only focusing on training a narrow scope of intelligences (logical and linguistic) through a very rigid structure. Essentially, where this conversation is heading is that we need to focus on is tailoring learning and education to the individual.

The objects and tools we interact with to learn contributes to this rigid structure and paradigm. Today, I found this article from Good Magazine which describes a project three females students, who found themselves in typically male-dominant fields, are developing in order to help girls channel their inner artist, engineer, architect, and visionary. The girls discovered that the toys and activities they played with as children largely contributed to their decision in choosing their area of study. However, these toys were intended for young boys. Their solution was clear, create a toy geared towards girls that inspires these particular intelligences.

Lastly, in response to "Fast & Fabulous: Back to school Hair, Makeup and Outfit!", I would TOTALLY love love love it if she did a bohemian look we could all rock to studio in.

Double Lastly here's the video I wanted to share on media literacy.

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